ALGINIC ACID AND MANNITOL CONTENTS IN RELATION TO GROWTH IN STOECHOSPERMUM MARGINATUM (C. AGARDH) KUETZING


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  • S Kalimuthu Mandapam Regional Centre of Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Mandapam Camp
  • V S Krishnamurthy Chennubhotla Mandapam Regional Centre of Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Mandapam Camp
  • M Selvaraj Mandapam Regional Centre of Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Mandapam Camp
  • M Najdmuddin Mandapam Regional Centre of Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Mandapam Camp
  • R Panigrahy Mandapam Regional Centre of Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Mandapam Camp

Abstract

Results obtaiined on the yield of alginic acid and mannitol contents of
Stoechospermum marginatum carried out for one ye:ir during 1976 are presented.
Young plants of S. marginatum appeared from May and June and reached harvestable
size in September. The yield of alginx acid and ni'tnnitol was found to be
lower than Sargassum and Turbinaria spp. The alginic add content was found to be
high during the months September to Decemiber

Author Biographies

  • S Kalimuthu, Mandapam Regional Centre of Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Mandapam Camp
    Mandapam Regional Centre of Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute,
    Mandapam Camp
  • V S Krishnamurthy Chennubhotla, Mandapam Regional Centre of Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Mandapam Camp
    Mandapam Regional Centre of Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute,
    Mandapam Camp
  • M Selvaraj, Mandapam Regional Centre of Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Mandapam Camp
    Mandapam Regional Centre of Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute,
    Mandapam Camp
  • M Najdmuddin, Mandapam Regional Centre of Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Mandapam Camp
    Mandapam Regional Centre of Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute,
    Mandapam Camp
  • R Panigrahy, Mandapam Regional Centre of Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Mandapam Camp
    Mandapam Regional Centre of Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute,
    Mandapam Camp

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Kalimuthu, S., Chennubhotla, V. S. K., Selvaraj, M., Najdmuddin, M., & Panigrahy, R. (2011). ALGINIC ACID AND MANNITOL CONTENTS IN RELATION TO GROWTH IN STOECHOSPERMUM MARGINATUM (C. AGARDH) KUETZING. Indian Journal of Fisheries, 27(1 & 2), 267-268. https://epubs.icar.org.in/index.php/IJF/article/view/12007